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Board of Trustees. Administrative Files, 1867-2002

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Identifier: RG1-6
Scope and Contents These records contain information on the charter and constitution, including revisions and correspondence. There are also reports from the college physician detailing the health of the student body, records of land leases, the Ansley Park Golf Club, Shearer Hall, the Danville House, scholarship lists, a student response to President Spencer's Advisory Committee Reports and publications. The Golf Club stock certificates are at Mapstand C9.
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. Committee Reports, 1877-

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Identifier: RG1-8
Scope and Contents These are trustee committe reports addressing auch issues as the size of the college, the size of the student body, Societas Fratrum, college finances, and John Kuykendall's retirement and scholarships.
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. Correspondence, 1851-1900

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Identifier: RG1-5
Scope and Contents These letters cover a wide range of topics. One folder contains general correspondence written between 1890-1900. The other folders include letters concerning the hiring of Paul Barringer as teh college physician, Scholarships, Presbytery Reports, and the Ott Lectureship. Of particular interest is the folder marked William Bingham, which details an incident in which a professor was forced to resign after striking a student.
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. Minutes, 1837-

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Identifier: RG1-1
Scope and Contents Minutes of general board meetings record actions taken during meeting and reports from college president, treasurer, faculty and board committees. Executive Committee minutes have been maintained separately and interfiled or bound together with regular minutes. Having an Executive Committee was first proposed in August 1854 and established in 1856.
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. Presidential Search, 1996

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Identifier: RG1-4
Scope and Contents The best source of a general overview of the 1996 Presidential Search is the file: Timetable, 1995-97. This file contains information on the overall process of the search and how it was performed. For information on searches prior to the 1996 search, please see the files located in Box 2 entitled Search History - 1983" or "Search History - 1968." A great wealth of information that is summed up in a neat report on previous searches is located in the file: "Nancy Covington Search Memorandum." ...
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. President's Correspondence, 1840-1963

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Identifier: RG1-2
Scope and Contents This file consists of correspondence to and from the President (now the Chairman) of the Board of Trustees. The 19th century letters address topics such as presidential searches ( a letter of refusal from Aaron Whitney Leland, professor at Columbia Theological Seminary), Dr. Shearer's resignation, the evils of secret fraternities and the possibility of expanding the curriculum. The letters from 1963 concern the professorial oath (of Christianity) which was to be reaffirmed by members of the...
Found in: College Archives

Board of Trustees. Secretary's Correspondence 1868-1902

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Identifier: RG1-7
Scope and Contents This is correspondence sent and received by Reverend J. Rumple, Secretary of the Board of Trustees between 1878-1905. It relates to such matters as college scholarships,real estate sales, and contributions to the college.
Found in: College Archives